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MusicLab announces RealLPC


MusicLab has announced RealLPC, a virtual guitar instrument bringing the incomparable Les Paul Custom Guitar sound to your studio.

RealLPC provides incredible playability based on the unique performance modes and easy-to-use keyboard layout as well as the advanced key/pedal/velocity switch system allowing a keyboardist to perform guitar parts with a whole new level of realistic expression.

RealLPC covers practically all sounds, articulations, and techniques a professional guitarist can produce on his Les Paul, including mute, bridge mute, harmonics, pinch harmonics, unison bend, strumming, picking, chord chopping, scrapes, and much more…

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RealLPC features

  • Performance modes
    • Solo, Harmony, Chords, Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, Direct
  • Sounds
    • Full length (recorded with full attack and sustain)
    • Muted (fret hand mute)
    • Bridge Mute (palm mute)
    • Harmonics (Artificial)
    • Pinch Harmonics
    • Scrapes
    • Pick position select (15 points)
    • Pick Noise (adjustable level)
    • Fret Noise (auto)
    • Release Noise (auto)
  • Articulations/Techniques
    • Up/Down strokes
    • Hammer-On (up to octave range)
    • Pull-Off (up to octave range)
    • Hammer-On with Pull-Off on key release (up to octave range)
    • Legato
    • Slide Legato Up/Down (up to octave range)
    • Slide Auto Up/Down (up to 2-octave range, speed adjustable)
    • Tremolo (up/down strokes, speed adjustable, tempo sync)
    • Trill (up to octave range, speed adjustable, tempo sync)
    • Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)
    • Reverse Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)
    • MonoBend (Unison Bend, lower string bend)
    • Intervals (4th, 5th, Octave, 2 Octaves, Power Chords, etc.)
    • Strums Up/Down
    • Muted Strums Up/Down
    • Slow Strums Up/Down
    • Chucka-Chucka (barre chords muted) Up/Down, various string combinations
    • Strum Speed adjustable
    • Strum layers (string groups) control
    • Number of strings used in strums adjustable
  • Effects
    • Violining (volume swell)
    • Sustainer (sound swell)
    • FeedBacker(harmonic feedback)
    • Wah-Wah (MIDI CC control, Auto, Modulation)
  • Key Switches (Solo mode)
    • 30 FXs assignable on 33 Keys
    • Toggle/temporary switch modes
    • Custom Key Switch presets (save/load)
  • Chord detect/construct system
    • 1-4 note piano chords to 6-voice guitar chords real-time translation
    • 26 chord types recognition, including 7th, 9th and altered chords, played in any inversion and voicing
    • 4 chord positions along the fretboard
    • Slash Bass Chords option – allows to perform major/minor triads with any note in the bass
    • About 2000 instant guitar chord shapes
  • Pattern Manager
    • Built-in multi-functional Pattern Manager letting you in no time create professionally sounding guitar accompaniment tracks
    • MusicLab Guitar Pattern Library (1250 rhythm patterns covering a wide range of music styles)
    • Pattern Tree view, allowing to find/select rhythm patterns right from RealLPC
    • Pattern view, graphically presenting guitar ‘Strokes’ contained in the current rhythm pattern
    • Auditioning selected pattern by simply pressing chord on the external keyboard without starting your host sequencer
    • Total synchronization with host’s tempo, start/stop, beats, loop, time signature…
    • Drag’n’Drop selected pattern from Pattern window right to your host’s MIDI track
    • Real time pattern arranging (dramatic changing pattern performance on the fly):
      • Add/reduce dynamics (velo+)
      • Randomize dynamics
      • Apply velocity of trigger chord to pattern dynamics
      • Continuous dynamics changes (+/- velocity assigned to Pitch Bender controller)

RealLPC will be available soon for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) for an MSRP of $249 USD. RealLPC (downloadable and retail) ships with IK Multimedia Amplitube 2 DUO software.

From November 16th 2009 till the release of RealLPC, customers who:

  • Purchase single RealGuitar 2L ($239.00 USD) or RealStrat ($249.00 USD) will be eligible to order our new RealLPC for $199.00 USD after the release.
  • Purchase bundle of RealGuitar 2L + RealStrat ($399.00 USD) will be eligible to order our new RealLPC for $169.00 USD after the release.

More information: MusicLab / RealLPC

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